• Too cold to go and play outside? Keep your little chefs busy with the following entertaining  activities.


    Children love weighing and measuring and it teaches them valuable mathematical skills.

    Try these recipes:

    Stamped cookies recipe to keep them busy during school holidays

    For the kids: Stamped cookies recipe to keep them busy during school holidays

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    Red velvet cupcakes

    Red Velvet Cupcakes

    Banana pancakes

    Banana pancakes

    Icing biscuits

    Bring out their inner artists with colour mixing (use small pastry brushes and a chopping board as a palette).

    Try this butter icing recipe

    Butter icing recipe


    Organising the kitchen cupboard (we all have that untidy Tupperware cupboard) will help build organisational and spatial skills.

    Making pizza

    Kneading dough and grating cheese strengthen little muscles; cutting fun shapes out of veggie toppings is good for fine motor development.

    Try these recipes:

    Two-ingredient pizza dough

    Two-ingredient pizza dough is the shortcut to pizza paradise!

    Easy cheesy pizza

    Easy cheesy pizza


    Melting butter, dissolving sugar and emulsifying mayonnaise are hands-on chemistry lessons.

    Easy peanut butter cookies


    Instant pap with lemon, butter & sugar

    Instant pap with lemon, butter & sugar

    Keeping clean
    A drag for adults, washing up is a perennial favourite with kids and teaches about chores and responsibility. Cut head- and armholes through rubbish bags to keep younger children dry.

    Ps: Always supervise children in the kitchen, no matter how old they are.


    Crêpes Suzette

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